Bouthaina Shaaban; The Middle East in Context

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Tuesday 07/18/2006

Bouthaina Shaaban, Syrian expatriates minister, addresses the current crisis between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon and calls for a return to peace negotiations. In light of the current crisis in Lebanon, professors Richard W. Bulliet and Bernard Haykel shed light on the complex religious and political differences that drive the conflict in the Middle East.